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The first rector, John Troughton, has a marble memorial plaque and his gravemarker of 1859 has been taken from Hartley Vale cemetery and installed in the church .

Reverend Troughton was drowned in 1859 while attempting to cross the River Lett on his horse. The current was very strong at the time owing to recent floods and although he called for assistance he was unable to be rescued. 

Location

Address:Great Western Highway, St. John the Evangelist`s Anglican Church, Hartley, 2790
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.544306
Long: 150.174914
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Link:http://www.heritage.nsw.gov.au
Source: HNSW, MA
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